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Desiree Ramirez-Urbaneja

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PhD Candidate in Hispanic Linguistics

Department of Spanish and Portuguese


Desirée came to the US as a Fulbright scholar and stayed to pursue her career in Hispanic Linguistics. Her main interests focus on variationist approaches to language variation and change, functional syntax, grammaticalization of Peninsular Spanish, language contact, and the study of patterns of morphosyntactic variation in the code-switching practices among Spanish-English bilingual speakers in the US, specifically in New Mexican Spanish.


Physical Address

Room 412
Ortega Hall
Building # 079 on the UNM map